AU’s Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art to host May Day celebration on Sunday

AUBURN -A May Day Family Celebration on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Auburn University’s Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine art will offer music by the Saugahatchee Ramblers, dancing around a traditional Maypole, exhibitions in the museum galleries and many children’s activities.

Children’s activities include toy boating on the pond, shadow art, marble painting, stick drawing and scavenger hunts. Storytelling for children is scheduled for 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. in the museum galleries. Actor, performer and dancer Doc Waller will lead a special Maypole dance, and at 3 p.m. will tell a children’s story featuring a Maypole.

Visitors are encouraged to bring picnic baskets and blankets, Frisbees and friends to Jule Collins Museum for an afternoon of May Day fun.

In the galleries, visitors can view the museum’s exhibitions including Alabama Masters; Auburn and Beyond: Twelve Alumni Artists Return; Exploration: Discovery: Transformation: New Works by Hugh Williams; and the Louise Hauss and David Brent Miller Audubon Collection.

For more information, contact the Jules Collins Smith Museum at (334) 844-1484.

Contact: Scott Bishop-Wagoner, (334) 844-7014 (, or
Mike Clardy, (334) 844-9999 (